The ORCAS Model Boat club presents our most recent photos!
Here are some photos from our August 2005 regatta.
Some models by Bill
McNeal. The airplanes do takeoff and land on the water.
Some local boys gettting in on the action. The faces say more than
The Debana and a Dumas 44 foot motor life boat are some nice
models. Part of Pete Halligers collection.
Pete Halliger preparing to launch his fully working barge, crane,
The whole assemblage is huge! The barge weighs over 80 pounds
itself and can support the weight of an adult.
Very powerful twin motors in the "Carolyn Sue" towboat push this
The spuds on the barge raise and lower !
A nice close up of the detail on the barge.
The crane is mostly scratch built
from brass with the treads borrowed from a large toy.
crane also swivels, raises and lowers, and drops its weight on the end
of the hook.
This is truly an incredible model with many working features. It has taken Pete many years of work to build it.
The whole model is nearly 10 feet long!!
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